Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

New Products

New Avocent Antenna Extends Video Wirelessly up to 1000 Feet

New Avocent Antenna Extends Video Wirelessly up to 1000 Feet

Avocent’s industry leading, patent pending technology designed for the Emerge EWMS1000 Wireless Media Streamer provides extended range operation

HUNTSVILLE, AL May 16, 2006 — Avocent Corporation (NASDAQ: AVCT), a leading provider of audio-visual connectivity and control solutions, today announced the addition of a new accessory for the EWMS1000 wireless media streamer, the Emerge UNI-8dB directional antenna for line-of-sight extended distance capability. The Avocent directional antenna provides extended range operation by focusing the energy of the antenna signal into an intensified unidirectional beam. In line-of-sight applications the directional antenna allows the wireless media streamer receiver to be placed up to 1000 feet from the transmitter. Applications requiring extended distance benefit from using the directional antenna as it allows the user to install a display system without running wires around a room, or incur the expense of having to open walls to run conduit.

The Avocent Emerge UNI-8dB directional antenna package comes with two antennas, one antenna for the EWMS1000 transmitter, and a second antenna for the EWMS1000 receiver. The antennas work in the 802.11a band and provide frequency ranges of 5.150 GHz to 5.825 GHz. Standard delivery of the Emerge EWMS1000 wireless media streamer includes factory-equipped omni-directional antennas which provide signal transmission of up to 300 feet line-of-sight.

“The new directional antenna provides users the needed support for extended distance that is required in many digital signage applications,” said Mitch Friend, senior vice president and general manager of Avocent. “As an industry leader in wireless video extension technology, we are pleased to bring this option to the professional audio-visual market. Our goal is to provide solutions that will ultimately render savings in installation costs and simplify connectivity.”

The Emerge EWMS1000 wireless media streamer can be deployed in either a point-to-point (extension) or point-to-multipoint (broadcast) configuration. It delivers full motion streaming video and audio to multiple display devices, and provides support for multiple input/output formats including Component, S-Video, Composite Video, VGA computer video (640 x 480), RS-232 control, and stereo audio.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

Demonstrations of the Avocent Emerge UNI-8dB directional antenna will take place in the Avocent booth (#1619) at Digital Retailing Expo, in Rosemont, IL, May 17-18.

Avocent connectivity and control products provide connectivity, switching, extension, monitoring, and control for serial, video, and audio data. These products allow industry professionals to deliver leading-edge connectivity and control solutions to a range of markets including retail, medical, digital signage, hospitality, AV, and broadcasting.

About Avocent Corporation
Avocent Corporation is a leading supplier of connectivity solutions for enterprise data centers, branch offices, and small to medium size businesses. Branded and OEM products include remote and local access solutions for switching, serial console, power, extension, intelligent platform management interface (IPMI), mobile, and video display management solutions. Additional information is available at: www.avocent.com.

Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains statements that are forward-looking statements as defined within the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These include statements regarding market opportunity, product development, engineering and design activities, and product availability and operability. These forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the statements made, including the risks associated with general economic conditions, risks attributable to future product demand, sales, and expenses, risks associated with product design efforts and the introduction of new products and technologies, risks associated with reliance on a limited number of component suppliers and single source components, and risk associated with obtaining and protecting intellectual property rights. Other factors that could cause operating and financial results to differ are described in Avocent’s annual report on Form 10-K filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Avocent, the Avocent logo and Emerge are trademarks or registered trademarks of Avocent Corporation. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

# # #

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

Media Contacts:
Avocent Corporation
Matt Nelson
(256) 430-4000
matt.nelson@avocent.com

MRB Public Relations
Shannon Gotthelf
(732) 758-1100
sgotthelf@mrb-pr.com

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Advertisement

Our Reviews

Reviews

BDI sets a high bar with another modern media console designed to conceal all your electronics and a sound bar in an elegant ventilated...

Reviews

Nobody needs to be reminded that the past four months have taken a toll on our collective psyches; being quarantined for months in New...

LG Electronics

The LG Tone Free Earbuds with Meridian technology include a unique UV-light disinfecting wireless charging case and are undeniably better sounding than AirPods.

LG Electronics

A go-anywhere portable wireless speaker with multi color lighting effects that leaps to the top of its class thanks to Meridian Audio technology.

Computers

Rock solid adjustable motorized standing desk that raises or lowers at the touch of a button. Budget priced at only $379.

Master & Dynamic

The Master & Dynamic MW07 Go ($199) is probably a better pick for most people, however the MW07 Plus ($299) has better sound quality...

You May Also Like

New Products

The just-released model CT-2 completely-passive tabletop vibration isolation platform, from Minus K Technology, with no air or electric power required, represents the latest state-of-the-art...

New Products

At $199, Sennheiser HD 560S wired headphones aim to appeal to cost conscious audiophiles in an ultralight over-ear design.

Multi-Channel Amps

Upgraded for 2020, Parasound's ZoneMaster Series multi-channel amplifiers offer more power while remaining stable at 2 ohms.

4K Projectors

All-in-one box TV solution includes an ultra short-throw laser-array projector with a 100-inch or 120-inch ambient light rejecting screen.

Advertisement

ecoustics is the unbiased resource for the latest technology news, coolest gadgets, and best consumer electronics. Plus get product reviews, roundups and deals from all over the web on everything electronic. Read more



Copyright © 1999-2020 ecoustics | Disclaimer: ecoustics may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site.